November 2, 2021

Lillian (Lilly) Godfrey, Kara Bloomer, and John B. Allen Join Workman Nydegger as New Associates

By: Megan Cedar

SALT LAKE CITY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021 – Workman Nydegger is pleased to welcome Lilly Godfrey, Kara Bloomer, and John B. Allen as Associates to the firm.

Ms. Godfrey has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and works in the firm’s patent prosecution group. She helps clients obtain patents in the US and internationally and has a keen eye for IP portfolio strategy and development. Before going to law school, Ms. Godfrey managed a drug discovery lab for a local pharmaceutical company.

Ms. Bloomer has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and worked as a semiconductor process engineer for a manufacturer of semiconductor tools prior to law school. She assisted tool installations and process refinement for manufacturers and researchers and designed processes for wafer-level bonding, wafer alignment, lithography, mask alignment, polymer bonding and debonding, and nano imprint technologies. Ms. Bloomer also has experience with plasma activated direct bonding, metal, glass frit, and polymer bonding methods, as well as robot training, vacuum systems, materials, and metrology.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Allen completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University. There, he assisted in multiple research projects studying the efficacy of synthetically produced antimicrobial compounds and identifying novel genetic markers in Oceanic populations indicating an elevated susceptibility to rheumatic heart disease. Mr. Allen’s research has appeared in various publications including Nature Genetics and The New York Times.

Workman Nydegger specializes in intellectual property law and litigation.  The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property and technology law, including patent, trademark, copyright, litigation, prosecution, unfair competition, data privacy, ecommerce enforcement, and related licensing and transactional matters. The firm has experience in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce, information technology, electronics and electrical engineering, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, medical and life science technologies, physics and optics, mechanics and mechanical engineering, and alternative energy.  For additional information, please visit

Lillian (Lilly) Godfrey

Kara Bloomer

John B. Allen